Talking Paragraphs Podcast: Field of Dreams game, emoji anxieties, and a potty joke from a Johnny Carson rerun

Dan and Paul are back with thoughts on Afghanistan, the Field of Dreams Games, the new Batman ’89 game, and not one, not two, and ask the burning question: Can you tell who plays in this corporate-sponsored ballpark?

To my family and friends on the occasion of Christmas, 2020

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, paragraph stacker, Des Moines, Iowa. The internet streaming service Pluto offers a channel that plays reruns of “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson,” minus the musical acts. Watching Carson’s monologue would be an interesting way to study history. We tend to think things are the worst they’ve everContinue reading “To my family and friends on the occasion of Christmas, 2020”

HOT SHEET: The joys of Carson repeats, pining for Letterman and the reruns that numb the age of COVID

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, hot seat editor, 24th Street bureau, Des Moines, Iowa. ITEM FIRST: PlutoTV has added a channel with classic episodes of “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.” Carson also airs at 9 p.m. weeknights on the over-the-air digital-plus network Antenna TV, which is channel 13.3 in Des Moines. TheContinue reading “HOT SHEET: The joys of Carson repeats, pining for Letterman and the reruns that numb the age of COVID”